Animal Law Books & Periodicals
Animal Law — New Perspectives on Teaching Traditional Law is a first-of-its kind casebook for its turnkey approach to incorporating animal law into existing “traditional” law courses. The book adds a fresh perspective on the courses professors are already teaching and introduces law students to the relevance of animal issues in a variety of areas including contracts, criminal law, torts, property, constitutional law, commercial law, wills and trusts, domestic relations, environmental law, evidence, intellectual property, and tax law.
The Animals’ Advocate
The Animals’ Advocate: ALDF members receive our 8-page newsletter, The Animals’ Advocate, four times a year. Filled with campaign info, special features and photos you won’t find on the web.
ALDF’s Blog features summaries of animal law cases, brought by ALDF, ALDF attorney members and other practicing attorneys. Additionally, it highlights important legal cases and developments at the state, federal, and international level.
Animal Law eJournal
The Animal Law eJournal, sponsored by the Syracuse University College of Law, provides a forum for posting both completed works and works in progress on legal, policy, and jurisprudential issues relating to animals.
Animal Law Review
This is a student-run law review at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. The review’s objective is to educate readers about all sides of current animal-related legal issues.
Food Law & Policy eJournal
This eJournal distributes working and accepted paper abstracts with an aim to promote and bring together the rapidly emerging scholarship focusing on the regulation of food.
Global Journal of Animal Law
The purpose of the Global Journal of Animal Law (GJAL) is to bring together legal academics and experts to present, develop and promote human understanding of animals (non-humans) status in legal orders. The aim is also to offer a base for the networking of animal law researchers, students and other interested parties.
Journal of Animal & Environmental Law
Published bi-annually by a student editorial board at the University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law, the journal provides law schools, judges, and attorneys across the nation with cutting-edge scholarship.
Journal of Animal & Natural Resource Law
The Journal of Animal and Natural Resource Law seeks to explore the legal and public policy issues surrounding animals at all levels of government: local, state, national, comparative national and international. All perspectives are welcome. The Journal is published online in its entirety, but hard print copy shall also be available.
Mid-Atlantic Journal on Law and Public Policy, A Publication of the Mid-Atlantic Lyceum
The Journal works in collaboration with Maryland State Bar Association Animal Law Section and the annual MSBA Animal Law Symposium.
Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy
The Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy addresses legal issues concerning the management of wildlife and their habitats. Users can download a “sample copy” of the articles from past and current issues.
Journal of the WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society
The Journal is the official semi-annual publication of the WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society. It provides a unique forum for professionals and scholars to analyze and comment on the issues affecting wildcats around the world, reflecting the perspectives of all disciplines including law, education, medicine, science, philosophy, religion, humanities, social science, and art.
Stanford Journal of Animal Law & Policy
The Journal of Animal Law & Policy was founded in August 2007 to provide a high-quality, widely accessible forum for the publication and discussion of animal law scholarship. SJALP is by design an online-only journal.
An Introduction to Animals and the Law (2010) by Joan Schaffner
Animal Cruelty: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding (2013) by Mary P. Brewster & Cassandra L. Reyes
Animal Cruelty and Freedom of Speech: When Worlds Collide (2014) by Abigail Perdue & Randall Lockwood
Animal Law & Dog Behavior (1999) by David Favre & Peter L. Borchelt
Animal Law and the Courts: A Reader (2008) by Taimie Bryant, Rebecca Huss, & David Cassuto
Animal Law and Welfare: Foundational Concepts (2013) by Ian Robertson
Animal Law: Cases and Materials (2010) by Pamela Frasch, Sonia Waisman, & Bruce Wagman (eds.)
Animal Law: Developments and Perspectives in the 21st Century (2012) by Margot Michel, Daniela Kühne, & Julia Hänni
Animal Law in a Nutshell (2011) by Pamela Frasch, Kathy Hessler, Sarah Kutil, & Sonia Weisman
Animal Law in Australasia (2013) by Peter Sankoff & Steven White (eds.)
Animal Law in New Zealand (2011) by Neil Wells
Animal Law: Principles and Frontiers (2011) by Graeme McEwen
Animal Law: Welfare, Interests, and Rights (2011) by David Favre
Animal Liberation (1975) by Peter Singer
Animal Protection: Treatment and Welfare Issues (2010) by Dennis G. Carlton (ed.)
Animal Rights – A Beginner’s Guide: A Handbook of Issues, Organizations, Actions & Resources (1996) by Amy Blount Achor
Animal Rights: A Subject Guide, Bibliography, and Internet Companion (2000) by John M. Kistler
Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions (2005) by Cass Sunstein & Martha Nussbaum (eds.)
Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know (2011) by Paul Waldau
Animal Welfare Law in Britain (2001) by Mike Radford
Animal Welfare: Select Issues and Management Considerations (2013) by Earl B. Babb and Leonard C. Hare (eds.)
Animals and the Law (2011) by Lesli Bisgould
Animals and the Law: A Sourcebook (2001) by Jordan Curnutt
Animals as Persons: Essays on the Abolition of Animal Exploitation (2009) by Gary Francione
Animals, Property, & the Law (1995) by Gary Francione
Animals, Welfare and the Law (2000) by Ian A. Robertson
American and International Aquaculture Law (2000) by Henry D. McCoy II
A Worldview of Animal Law (2011) by Bruce A. Wagman & Matthew Liebman
Careers in Animal Law (2011) by Yolanda Eisenstein
Canadian Perspectives on Animals and the Law (2005) Edited by Vaughan Black, Peter Sankoff and Katie Sykes
Confronting Animal Abuse: Law, Criminology, and Human-Animal Relationships (2009) by Piers Beirne
Dominion: The Power of Man, The Suffering of Animals, and the Call to Mercy (2002) by Matthew Scully
Drawing the Line: Science and the Case for Animal Rights (2003) by Steven Wise
Eating Animals (2010) by Jonathan Safran Foer
Empty Cages: Facing the Challenge of Animal Rights (2005) by Tom Regan
Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare (2009) by Marc Bekoff (ed.).
Ethics & Animals: An Introduction (2011) by Lori Gruen
Every Dog’s Legal Guide: A Must-Have Book for Your Owner (2005) by Mary Randolph
Federal Wildlife Laws (2004) by David Favre (ed.)
Forensic Investigation of Animal Cruelty: A Guide for Veterinary and Law Enforcement Professionals (2006) by Leslie Sinclair, Melinda Merck, & Randall Lockwood
Get Political for Animals and Win the Laws They Need (2007) by Julie E. Lewin
Globalization and Animal Law (2011) by Thomas Kelch
Governing Animals: Animal Welfare and the Liberal State (2012) by Kimberly K. Smith
In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave (2005) by Peter Singer
International Illegal Trade in Wildlife (2008) by Liana Sun Wyler & Pervaze A. Sheikh
International Issues in Animal Law: The Impact of International Environmental and Economic Law upon Animal Interests and Advocacy (2012) by Peter L. Fitzgerald
Introduction to Animal Rights: Your Child or the Dog? (2000) by Gary Francione
Litigating Animal Law Disputes: A Complete Guide for Lawyers (2009) by Joan E. Schaffner & Julie I. Fershtman (eds.)
Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy (2013) by Kathy Rudy
New Perspectives on Our Lives with Companion Animals (1983) by Alan M. Beck & Aaron H. Katcher
Nonprofit Animal Law (2013) by Russ Mead
Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, Annotated (2008) by Jennifer Friedman
PETRIARCH: The Complete Guide to Financial and Legal Planning for a Pet’s Continued Care (2010) by Rachel Hirschfeld
Pet Law (Oceana’s Legal Almanacs: Law for the Layperson) (2006) by Margaret C. Jasper
Rattling the Cage: Towards Legal Rights for Animals (2011) by Steven Wise
The Animal Rights Debate: Abolition or Regulation? (2010) by Gary L. Francione & Robert Garner
The Case for Animal Rights (1985) by Tom Regan
The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: Renewing the Conservation Promise (Volume 1) (2005) by Dale D. Goble, J. Michael Scott, Frank W. Davis (eds.)
The Evolution of National Wildlife Law (1997) by Michael J. Bean & Melanie Rowland
The Lawyer’s Guide to Dangerous Dog Issues (2009) by Joan E. Schaffner (ed.)
The Regulation of Animal Health and Welfare: Science, Law and Policy (2013) by John McEldowney, Wyn Grant & Graham Medley
Understanding Animal Law (2016) by Adam Karp
Unleashing Rights: Law, Meaning, and the Animal Rights Movement (1996) by Helena Silverstein
War of the Whales (2014) by Joshua Horwitz
What Can Animal Law Learn from Environmental Law? (2015) by Randall S. Abate
Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism (2011) by Melanie Joy Ph.D.
Wildlife Law: A Global Perspective (2008) by Raj Panjwani
Wildlife Law: A Primer (2009) by Eric T. Freyfogle & Dale D. Goble
Wildlife Law: Cases & Materials (2009) by Dale D. Goble & Eric T. Freyfogle